The ADDIN file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual Studio and used for its addin files.

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ADDIN file - Microsoft Visual Studio addin file

What is addin file? How to open addin files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

addin file icon: addin filetype icon

The ADDIN file extension is associated with the Microsoft Visual Studio an integrated development environment for Microsoft Windows. The *.addin file contains extension for Visual Studio. Addin installs new functions or extensions in Visual Studio.

Mime: text/xml

The default software associated to addin file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .addin file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .addin file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open addin file, edit addin file, convert addin file, view addin file, play addin file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others addin file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with addin file - Microsoft Visual Studio addin file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Visual Studio. Microsoft Visual Studio uses addin file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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